Long ago, a galaxy far away smashed into another galaxy - creating a beautiful, terrible knot of cosmic chaos. The view of that galactic collision, captured by the Hubble Space Telescope, serves as a preview of what might well happen when the Andromeda Galaxy slams into our Milky Way galaxy billions of years from now....
Tuesday, October 13, 2009
When galaxies collide
This msnbc blog post has links to other spectacular Hubble images. I've downloaded them all and added them to iPhoto and my slideshow folder: